Bonds of Unity

Our empathy is very low, Our hubris very high; And each is kept right where it is By its own special lie — We do not empathize because We’re told that we cannot: If you’re not in a group, as such, You’ll get told that a lot So people balkanize, and then Tend to their … Continue reading "Bonds of Unity"

Dismissed

the hurting’s all around, for him, untravelled ground – he does not seek her world to know he there remains, homebound her heartbreak he has missed; his own, he will insist, seems worse to him – what he must bear – her sorrow he’s dismissed insipid elegy he sings sans harmony – there is no … Continue reading "Dismissed"

Empathy

The basis of everything else.